Habits have to be changed

You are what you eat

Since December 17, 2018, I’ve enjoyed liberty from my everyday work at Mavrommatis, liberty from the Greeks-in-Paris, liberty from my gastronomic passion I satisfied every day at Mavrommatis – Chypriote vegetarian sandwich.

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half self-made sandwich

Now I’ve got so much spare time (temporarilly, because I am looking for another job), and it’s a great pleasure. THIS is really, divinely Greek: NOT to work (work is the slaves’ and merchants’ business only). Well, while I’m a perfect Greek noble woman having nothing to do but enjoy her leisure, I think to seriously change my nutritional habits. The daily 75% of herbs and fresh vegetables.

Here’s the second day of my serious intentions:

P.S. Sorry. The ingredients are as follows: spinach, persil, mint, coriander (70%), 1/5 avocado, 1 red pepper, ginger, 1/5 lime, salt, water



According to what the Mavrommatis’ clients love and eat and drink every time they come, I would give them the following names:

  • Mister Ouzo
  • Missis Mediterranean Sandwich and a Glass of Goumenissa
  • Mister Two Glasses of Retsina
  • Mister Octopus and Dolmades
  • Missis Stuffed Aubergine
  • Future mom Mrs. Three Souvlaki with A Lot of Rice
  • me: Mrs. Vegetarian Cypriote Sandwich

Greek food and French habits

26/11/2018: such a humid and grey day… Almost all of the French people who came for a lunch at Mavrommatis Passy ate KREATOPITA, a meat pie (meat wrapped in phyllo)! That’s what astonish me every time: they don’t know what others eat or have eaten and they order the same thing! my hypothesis is that the tastes and needs are directly linked to the weather.

Now you can cook kreatopita on your own, and follow the French example.

Another example: there was an epidemics of stuffed aubergines eating when the hot and sunny weather abruptly finished and changed for the cold one.

Today, after 4 hours work, I’ve got the tips: 7 euros and 42 cents for me + 4 euros for 2 people, Amara and Christos, who helped me with preparing the dishes.

I like this job; and still I think 630 euros per month is not enough. This amount would be OK if paid for one week.